As investors and companies focus on the Australian AGM season, this Minerva briefing looks at ESG developments in the market. ESG activism plays an important role in driving the Australian market into the future. Indeed, ESG challenges have played a major role in shaping the Australian market, including the catastrophic 2019 bushfires, climate warming concerns, considerations of indigenous rights, and particularly Australia’s reliance on exports during the global COVID-19 health and economic crisis. Good ESG practice is critical in avoiding reputational damage and
building business resilience to crises such as the pandemic.

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About The Minerva Regulatory Briefings

Minerva’s regulatory briefings look at new and emerging issues from the UK and Continental European perspectives. Also Available:
• Board Evaluation in Europe
• Board Gender Diversity in Europe
• Board Independence – A Global Review
• Chair Independence in the UK
• Cybersecurity Disclosures (in association with ICGN Year Book)
• Employee Board Representation in Europe
• Global Research and Voting Policy Guidelines 2019
• Investment Association Remuneration Guidelines
• Shareholder Rights Directive II
• Sustainability and Remuneration
• Tax Secrecy
• UK Regulatory Round-up
• UK Voting Trends 2014-2018 (in association with PLSA)

To find out more about Minerva’s sustainability governance voting guidelines please contact +44 (0)1376 503500 |

This Minerva Briefing on Climate Stewardship is available to download free!

Last Updated: 12 November 2021